Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Dec 1 2011 | 12:56pm ET
The Man Group, the world’s largest hedge fund group, has appointed non-executive director Ruud Hendriks to the post of non-executive chairman of the firm’s institutional department.
Hendriks, who takes up his new post effective December 1, 2011, will step down from the board.
Hendriks has extensive experience in institutional sales, having previously been a managing director and co-head of sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa at Goldman Sachs and global head of institutional sales for Robeco, a leading international asset manager.
Said Jon Aisbitt, Man chairman, in a statement announcing the move:
“While we are sorry to see Ruud step down from the board, I am delighted that he has accepted this new advisory role. His extensive experience and relationships with institutional investors in Europe will bring significant value to Man and our clients.”
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
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Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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